Cucumber Tequila Cocktail

Yes, a first here at CSA for Three. An alcoholic beverage. And dude, this one is so good. Almost entirely CSA sourced and so delicious. The proportions are very approximate, so modify to taste. 1 medium cucumber, peeled and seeded handful fresh mint leaves Juice from 3 Meyer lemons Water Agave Top-shelf silver tequila Crushed … Continue reading

Spicy Cold Cucumber Soup

It’s hot.  Really really hot.  As I type this, the computer tells me that the temperature is 103 and we haven’t even hit our high for the day.  Obviously when it’s hot, the last thing you want to do is eat soup or cook.  But after accumulating several cucumbers in the past two boxes, I … Continue reading

Cucumber Agua Fresca

This is a recipe I adapted to use up more basil and also some of the lovely cucumbers that come in the CSA box during the summer. You can use lemons or limes and basil, mint, or any other herb you think will work. Cucumber Agua Fresca 2-3 large cucumbers, peeled and seeded Juice of … Continue reading


Mint is notoriously difficult to use, and unfortunately it’s all too plentiful in our CSA boxes at this time of the year.  Tonight I decided to take a chance on tabbouleh!  The first time I ever had tabbouleh was in college.  I had a friend from Syria named Hasan.  One day Hasan went to the … Continue reading